China’s ‘Kaiyun’ He Jiaxin Ren wins first gold in women’s freestyle skiing big air

BEIJING, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) — He Jiaxin Ren of China claimed the first gold medal in the women’s freestyle skiing big air at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games here on Tuesday..

The 19-year-old He scored 182.25 points in her third run to top the podium, adding an Olympic gold to the silver she won at the 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships in Aspen..

France’s Tess Ledeux took the silver with 171.50 points after an impressive third run, while reigning Olympic champion Anna Gasser of Austria took the bronze with 155.25 points..

After topping the qualification on Monday, He landed a frontside double cork 1440 mute in her third run at Big Air Shougang to claim her first Olympic gold..


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